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This reference showcases exudative and nonexudative AMD therapy thoughts utilizing argon and diode lasers, submacular and macular translocation surgical procedure, photodynamic remedy, radiation, feeder vessel therapy, thermotherapy, and antiangiogenesis medications. together with a hundred and sixty colour illustrations, Age-Related Macular Degeneration will gain medical ophthalmologists, pathologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists; optometrists; phone and molecular biologists and biochemists; retinal experts; AMD researchers; and graduate and clinical tuition scholars in those disciplines.

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Accordingly, ulcer disease is now treated by antibiotics and not with diet or surgery. Recently, chronic bacterial or viral infection of vascular endothelial cells has been suggested as an etiology for coronary artery atherosclerosis, and infection with an unusual agent called prion has been shown as a cause of certain neurodegenerative diseases. The relevance to AMD is discussed below. 2. Activation of Normal and Aberrant Antigen-Specific Immunity a. Activation of Antigen-Specfic Immunity. This is often expressed as the concept of the “immune response arc,” which proposes that interaction between antigen and the antigen-specific immune system at a peripheral site (such as the skin) can conceptually be subdivided into three phases: afferent (at the site), processing (within the immune system), and effector (at the original site completing the arc) (1–3,7) (Fig.

Later in the process, these lesions may scar to form a fi- 20 Zamir and Rao brovascular, “diskiform” scar (Fig. 5–7). In the early stages, choroidal capillaries are seen growing into the Bruch’s membrane. The proliferating choroidal vessels start as capillaries and develop into arteries and veins over time. Exudation of lipid under the RPE or into the subretinal space may be seen. Bleeding into the sub-RPE space is common, and blood may gain access into the subretinal space, and even into the vitreous cavity.

Rao Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California I. INTRODUCTION Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is common among the elderly, and its incidence increases progressively with advancing age. According to the Beaver Dam Eye Study, 11% of the population are affected by AMD at age 65–74, and this number increases to 28% after age 74. Therefore, postmortem studies have been a source of extensive histopathological information on this disease.

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